Making All Voices Count

Technologies, citizen voice and accountable governance

Making All Voices Count was a programme that supported the development and spread of innovative approaches to fostering accountable, responsive governance – many of them using tools and platforms based on mobile phone and digital technologies.

Innovation, scaling and research projects

From its inception in June 2013 until its end in November 2017, Making All Voices Count issued 178 grants:

  • 72 to innovation projects
  • 38 to scaling projects
  • 7 to tech hubs
  • 61 to research projects.

Fourteen key messages about tech and accountable governance

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Five lessons about supporting innovation

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A learning programme

Making All Voices Count generated research-based evidence on how technologies contribute to accountable governance change processes, and practice-based learning on how to support innovation in this field.

This site

This is an archive of resources from the programme. You can search our publications, projects and blogs by theme and by country, and by type of project or publication.

Addressing failure in ICT-enabled ‘citizen voice – government responsiveness’ interventions:…
Vanessa Herringshaw

Understanding citizen and government willingness and capacity in ICT-enabled interventions

Accountability ecosystems: directions of accountability and points of engagement
Brendan Halloran

ICTs in accountability relationships - what matters apart from the tech?

Learning to Make All Voices Count: Lessons for OGP, donors,…
Michael Moses Sue Soal

Learning from the evidence on Open Government Partnership

Czarina Medina-Guce: The social innovator proving that #opengov works

September 28, 2017 |

Insights from a social innovator on troubleshooting national governance platforms to make them locally accessible